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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Land-damn.
 
A corruption of landan (to rate or reprove severely). According to Dean Milles the word is still used in Gloucestershire.   1
        “You are abused … would I knew the villain, I would land-damn him.”—Shakespeare: Winter’s Tale. ii. 1.
 


 Land.Land-loupers. 

 
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